by | February 09, 2018 | 15:06

Kelly released a second statement on Wednesday saying he stood by his previous comments about Porter, but adding that he was "shocked" by the allegations. During her interview, Willoughby at points offered measured praise for Porter, who she called "intelligent, kind, chivalrous, caring, and professional".

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:07

President Donald Trump "hasn't excluded anything", said one official, adding, "Using military force is something that is still considered". Syria has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons. Erdogan charged that both the Obama and Trump administrations had assured Ankara that the United States would withdraw from Manbij and restrict the presence of the YPG, which the Turkish government considers a branch of the outlawed Turkish Kurdish separatist group, the PKK, to the eastern shore of ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:03

Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 11,557 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,843,484.28. The stock increased or $0 during the last trading session, hitting $. This buyback authorization allows the insurance provider to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:03

Underlining reports that chemical weapons containing chlorine were being used in the regime's attacks on Eastern Ghouta , Aksoy recalled a statement by the chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria that said an investigation was launched into the claims.

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:58

Phone and text messages left with Stanard's cellphone were not returned, but it indicated he read the texts seeking comment. He voted previous year in favour of a law that made state prostitution laws stricter, including raising the penalty for people who are convicted twice of solicitation.

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:44

Regime bombing raids left 38 civilians dead on Wednesday, the Observatory said in a new toll. Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the UK-based observatory, said Tuesday had seen "the highest civilian toll in Syria in almost nine months, and one of the bloodiest days in Eastern Ghouta for several years".

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:44

Raisman told CNN's Jake Tapper that one of her teammates explicitly explained how Nassar had abused her while they were in the vehicle with Geddert, but Geddert was silent about it. He is also serving a 60-year federal term for child pornography convictions. Former gymnast Annie Labrie, a Nassar victim from Twistars who testified in court, told Reuters that Geddert pushed athletes beyond their breaking points.

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:41

Security services have been intensified and a larger number of security forces have been deployed on the streets at fixed checkpoints, patrolling governorates and the borders linking them, the source said. The navy was boosting security at maritime borders "to cut off the influx of terrorists", he added. In November, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi ordered the military chief of staff, Mohamed Farid Hegazy, to use all necessary force to to end terrorist attacks in the volatile peninsula ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:15

More interesting was that 55 percent of the respondents who are following the story "said it was "likely" that the Obama administration 'improperly surveilled the Trump campaign during the 2016 election'". 85 percent of Republicans say he is not a racist, while 84 percent of Democrats say he is. Mueller's investigation is legitimate, 50 percent of voters say, while 42 percent say it is a "political witch hunt".

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:09

Son has invested in a variety of companies and technologies, including e-commerce, driverless cars and virtual reality, and Softbank is majority owner of US wireless company Sprint Corp. SoftBank could also launch an offer on the open market. Son said he expects several IPOs a year from the fund. The online business will sell products including food, clothes and everyday goods, NHK said citing unnamed sources, in what would be the latest tie-up between companies in Japan looking to ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:04

On the sidelines of an global meeting held in Vienna in mid-December concerning the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Tom Shannon raised the issue of foreign detainees with Iranian officials, US officials said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:47

The British Parliamentary Committee on Digital Media, Culture and Sports has received testimonies on Thursday at the George Washington University in the US. "We are happy to cooperate with any further efforts", she said. This was following the news that the tech company had found ads linked to fake accounts, likely run from Russian Federation, influencing the United States election.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:43

In January, the U.S. government faced a three-day shutdown after the two parties could not come to an agreement on immigration issues. Rand Paul held up voting on the broad measure in hopes of obtaining recorded votes on reversing spending increases.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:41

The stock increased 1.21% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $64.6. Scotia Capital maintained Asanko Gold Inc. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500. Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas has invested 0.52% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Central State Bank & Tru invested in 479 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:35

Khurram Dastgir Khan, Foreign Secretary and other senior officials assisted the President, during their meeting here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. President Mamnoon Hussain emphasized that the issues of Kashmir and Palestine should be resolved at the earliest for the sake of global peace and stability.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:29

Seoul needed until the last minute to persuade Washington to consider the flight an exception to sanctions announced by President Donald Trump's administration in September that include banning vessels and aircraft that have visited North Korea from traveling to the United States within 180 days.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:25

Now, though, gay-rights activists are questioning Joyce's devotion to his values after it came out that he was divorcing his wife of 24 years for a former staffer who's pregnant with their child. The Leader of The Nationals was forced to resign from his position as Deputy Prime Minister in August previous year, amid a dual citizenship saga which embroiled Parliament.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:16

The US "will not allow North Korean propaganda to hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games", he said. Pyongyang has ruled out a meeting with the U.S. Some carried pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un with a huge X across his face, while others crumpled the images, stamping them underfoot, and burned both a North Korean flag and a unified Korea flag.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:35

USA women's skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender finished fourth in the Sochi Olympics , one spot behind bronze medalist Elena Nikitina of Russian Federation, who was one of the 45 appealing to get into Pyeongchang. NBC will be airing the ceremony twice - live as it happens early Friday morning - and during its primetime window of Olympic coverage later that night.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:31

In announcing the agreement, McConnell said it ensures for first time in years that the U.S. military "will have more of the resources they need to keep America safe". House lawmakers are now considering a deal that does not include a legislative fix for the 620,000-800,000 illegal immigrants who came to the children.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:10

Modi is expected to arrive in Amman Friday afternoon and meet Jordan King Abdullah II. "We enjoy vibrant multi-dimensional ties with the countries here", he said. Modi will hold meeting with Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirm support for the country and its development. India has consistently voted in favour of resolutions supporting the Palestinian cause at global forums, an issue that has bothered strategic partner Israel.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:05

Pakistan's Dawn also covered the news, writing "Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia given 5 years in jail for embezzlement". But journalists were not allowed. Khaleda was given a shorter term while her son, Tarique Rahman , and four others were jailed for 10 years at the end of a case that lasted almost 10 years.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:51

Votes from Democrats - possibly as many as 100 - would be needed to get the budget agreement passed in the House, because many Republicans are balking at the cost. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California announced she would oppose the budget measure unless her chamber's GOP leaders promised a vote on legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants .

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:48

The ISI agents had made fake profiles as women on Facebook and befriended the officer there. They also exchanged intimate messages. The arrested person has been sent to five day's custody. "He has even confessed to have had access to many secret documents and plans due to his posting at the Air Force Headquarters in Delhi", the source said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:43

Friedhoff says this Olympics , North Korea wins. He added his hope that it becomes "a venue that leads to dialogue for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Before departing for South Korea , he announced the USA would unveil in the coming days "the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever".

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:37

Patchy freezing fog will be possible overnight , which may lead to an icy coating on surfaces, where the freezing fog develops. Thursday will begin with some cloudiness, but mostly sunny skies should be with us by lunch time. It will be warm in the upper 50s and low 60s all day. Highest temperatures will be 9 to 12 degrees. By Saturday night a cold front will be advancing from the west which will bring in steadier and heavier rain.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:36

One body found in the tilted Yun Men Tusi Ti building was identified as a Canadian. "A doctor evaluated that there is no sign of life and their bodies have been sent to a funeral parlour", it added. At least four midsized buildings in worst-hit Hualien county leaned at sharp angles, their lowest floors crushed into mangled heaps of concrete, glass, iron and other debris.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:29

In this file photo taken on January 23, 2018 Hamas' leader Ismail Haniyeh delivers a speech in Gaza City on January 23, 2018. His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has directed that urgent aid worth QR33mn ($9mn) be provided for the functioning of several hospitals and clinics in Gaza Strip.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:31

At the time, her family explained that Messick, then a junior at her company, was among the first to bring McGowan's story to her superiors. In January, Weinstein called McGowan's accusation "a bold lie" through his lawyer, claiming that the actress described the incident as a consensual sexual encounter to Messick soon afterward.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:21

Many were anxious about the NEET examination coinciding with the Maharashtra state Common Entrance Examination (MH-CET) exam in May, which would have left lakhs of students in a tight spot. NEET UG is conducted for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in India in medical/dental colleges run with the approval of the Medical Council of India/ Dental Council of India.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:59

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was coy Thursday morning, telling reporters that she personally wouldn't support the bill, but that she still felt it was a good deal for Democrats. "It provides what the Pentagon needs to restore our military's edge for years to come", said House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis. While Senate Democrats celebrated the rare moment of bipartisanship - Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called it a "genuine breakthrough" - progressives and activists blasted ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:53

Fortunately, there are a few ways you can live stream the 2018 Winter Olympics festivities. Q: Who are the Americans to watch? He added, "It's a slap in the face to every clean athlete in the world to basically punish a fraud of this magnitude that was going on for 30 years with what is really , in effect, a slap on the wrist".

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:46

Earlier Thursday Cho Yong Sam, a senior Pyongyang foreign ministry official, was quoted as saying the North had "no intention" of meeting United States authorities during the trip. But the South announced on Thursday its president would meet the North's Olympics delegation on Saturday. CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports North Korea put on a major show of force to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of its army.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:41

The revelation comes just days after his son and heir Lee Jae-yong was freed from jail with a suspended sentence for bribery. Industry watchers say the new allegations linked to the former president will likely deal a serious blow to the Korean tech behemoth, which has kept a low profile since its de facto leader Lee Jae-yong was released from prison on February 5.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:31

The crash happened in July near Los Banos when authorities said Sanchez was under the influence when she rolled her auto over, into a barbed wire fence and then a field near Henry Miller Road and Highway 165 outside of Los Banos in Merced County.